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First of all

Harp Center and its collaborators maintain the published minimum rates for regulated work in Switzerland as a music teacher.

All the collaborators and the founder Eleonora Ligabò are members of the SSPM and have obtained the compulsory Master in Music Pedagogy to teach in Switzerland and are independent while sharing the same spaces. In our structure no promotions are created to attract customers because we are sure of our professionalism, preparation and the quality of the product offered . The diplomas and masters of each collaborator can be consulted and displayed on site to guarantee you the best teaching quality. We promote musical culture in Ticino and our students are not numbers with an economic value, but students with a passion to cultivate.

Teach in harmony

For a harmony between teacher and pupil, a booklet created by pupils for pupils is distributed during the first trial lesson, which clarifies the importance of study and a suitable tool for the pupil. Download it for free in pdf by clicking below!

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Eleonora Ligabò
Founder's Notes

Eleonora Ligabò began studying the harp at the age of 4 with Prof. Lorenza Pollini. At the age of 6 she performs in the theater of Villafranca di Verona for a concert of young harpists viewed by the famous harpist Prof. Mirella Vita who reviews the sound of Eleonora as an "angelic touch". At the age of 11 he entered the “EFDall'Abaco” conservatory in Verona, winning first place for the harp and viola da gamba class and second for cello, however choosing to continue his harp career and studied for six years with Prof. Nazarena Recchia. Then he moved to Brescia to the “Luca Marenzio” conservatory and finished his studies with Prof. Anna Loro, one of the most popular harpists today. With her he graduated receiving compliments from the famous M ° Benedetti Michelangeli. He specialized in pedal harp with Prof. Elizabeth Fontan-Binoche and Prof. Silvie Laforge, in Celtic harp with Prof. Grainne Hambly, Prof. Catriona McKay, Prof. Catherine Rhatingan, Prof. Màire Nì Chathasaigh and M ° Park Stickney (Jazz harp) and electric harp.

Immediately after her diploma, which took place in 2003, she was called by the “Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana” in Lugano to teach harp. In Lugano he graduated in Musical Pedagogy with the mention "Very well" and began a professional career as a teacher ("Jardin Musical" of Lugano and Bellinzona 2005 to 2018, "Tre Valli Music School" Biaschese section 2003/2010, "La Nuova Musica "in Lugano as2006 / 2007), as a soloist and in collaboration with the" Orchestra da Camera "of Lugano," Wind Orchestra of Italian Switzerland "and" Orchestra del '900 ". Also at the Conservatory of Italian Switzerland in May 2009 he graduated in "Elementary Music Education".

In Verona he held the chair of harp, one of the very few Celtic harp classes in Italy recognized by the Ministry of Education, at the "S.Martinelli" Academy of Sandrà di Castelnuovo del Garda from 2004 to 2009. From 2006 to 2009 he was part of the Pilot Group of the Academy. Also in Verona she collaborated with Matteo Bellini's "Jazz Orchestra", which plays for Sky TV. She appeared in several Rai and Mediaset television programs during "DISMA", one of the largest and most popular music fairs and was invited at the television program "Rivediamoci ...", broadcast on La9 and Sky, to present her electronic harp project and as a commentator on the songs of the final of "S. Remo".

He also performs as a soloist, in chamber music, light, blues and jazz groups and medieval music groups. Since 2006 he has been working on a propaedeutic project on the harp with children aged 2 to 6. Since 2009 she has held courses in "Music in pregnancy", "Bebè Musica", "Parent-child" at the Jardin Musical school in Lugano and since 2010 "Birth and growth with music" a course for adults sponsored by the Canton of Ticino.

From 2011 to 2017 she was Marketing Manager for the Jardin Musical school for the Lugano, Bellinzona and Morbio Inferiore offices. Since 2017 she founded Mixolydia Eventi Sagl, a company with which she creates private, public and music school-related events, harp festivals (in 2018 she was artistic curator of the 28. Swiss Harp Festival which was held in Ticino for the first time He founded the first Harp Center in Switzerland in Lugano: a harp school with the sale of instruments and accessories and with academic and amateur courses in Celtic, classical and electric harp. He supervised the graphic elaboration of "Allemande" by JSBach, transcribed for harp by Prof. Anna Loro and printed by the publishing house "Salvi Harps"

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Piazza Molino Nuovo, 15

6900 Lugano

Hours: by reservation only

Monday-Friday lessons by appointment

Monday-Saturday sale of harps, accessories and assistance with manager by appointment

Group lessons follow the schedule

Piazza Molino Nuovo, 15

6900 Lugano

harpcenterlugano@gmail.com

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